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Red Sky Cafe

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Fri, 12/4
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American, Seafood
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed October 24, 2020 via mobile

Delicious Sea food. We both had the salmon and mussels and shrimp! With a mix of vegetables in red sauce. It was Awesome!

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed September 5, 2020

We decided to place a to go for our last night of vacation, but we should have saved our money. Upon arrival, the hostess had a difficult time finding the order (although it was ready and waiting). After returning to the house, we discover that...the fried green tomatoes are actually just fried red tomatoes and had mustard dripped in the container. The portion size of the shrimp and grits was very small for the price. Overall, we would not recommend as the service was poor and the food was overpriced.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 18, 2020 via mobile

We had a fabulous lunch! The scallops were amazing!!! I also loved the speciality cocktail with cucumbers and cantaloupe! The absolute best was the TRUFFLE FRIES!!! A must have!! The perfect afternoon cocktail while browsing the beautiful shops of Duck !!

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 10, 2020

We had a family reunion/70th BD celebration in July and because of Covid19 decided to have dinner catered instead of going out. We ordered the luau meal and everyone loved it! We had 20 adults and 6 kids. The chef and server were both very...efficient; the food was ready right on time; and the cleanup was complete. Best of all----the food was delicious! Hopefully the next time we visit OBX we will be able to dine in :)More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 27, 2020

We had dinner from Red Sky while in town for a week. I had the Dirty Southern Fried and it was very good. My wife had the Smash Burger and she said it may have been her favorite meal while we were in Duck. The...Balsamic wild mushroom appetizer was excellent. Too bad we have the pandemic because I'd enjoy visiting these places for in person meals, but we didn't do that anywhere and probably won't for a long time. I'd come back if in town again.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 26, 2020 via mobile

I knew there was going to be an issue when they handed me 4 receipts and told me “everything should be in there”. Finally got the ~$200 take out order sorted and found they charged us $5 for a small bag of ice (1gal ziplock),...the ice was just enough for a drinks with our food. I brought the charge to there attention and was told, “welcome to Duck”. WOW ...That sucked but wasn’t bad enough of an issue to make me take the time write this. The main reason was the food! To start, the food was terrible; soggy salads, and over cooked meat, and no one knew what was going on. This was just a disaster, the MGR at the time was “Bridget” I was told. So here is the bottom line, if your reading this go somewhere else and save yourself a “Warm Duck Welcome”. I sincerely hope this helps the next person considering a meal here.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed June 14, 2020 via mobile

Good food. Great service. Ordered the crab bisque, southwest salad and crab cake sandwich. All was excellent! The service was super nice and accommodating. Really big drinks menu too. Recommend for lunch!

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed June 14, 2020

One of the few places in obx where the entire staff did not care enough about you to where face masks, hovered over food and table from table to table and in the prep areas. The food used to be great here. Half of what...we ordered was very good, the other half was not good at all. I would suggest skipping this place.More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed October 25, 2019 via mobile

I have eaten here twice in October, once for lunch and once for dinner. Both times the food was terrific and the service we had was great !! I will return. I would recommend this little gem to anyone!

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed September 28, 2019

When in the outer banks, you must take a trip to Red Sky Cafe. Chef Wes has a great team assembled to make the experience incredible! Our server Jamie, was fun, energetic and on point. We asked Chef to just surprise us and man did...they deliver. We enjoyed fresh trout topped with crab cake and a drizzle of amazingness, shrimp and grits, strip steak with horsey sauce drizzled on top, crispy duck, smashed fingering potatoes, asparagus and some cauliflower with a Thai chili sauce. Everything was absolutely incredible!! Amazing night! Thank you to special people!!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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December 23, 2017|
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Response from a_p_y8 | Reviewed this property |
I believe, the location for Red Sky in PA was sold to another business looking to expand. Chef Wes is back at home at the original Red Sky in Duck, NC!
June 12, 2017|
Response from Easypeasygal | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but, I don't have an answer for you. They have a nice variety of items on their menu though with daily specials.
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